Dont fall off the top of the ladder?

Many business owners don’t understand that the current year will likely always be their toughest.  And when climbing the ladder to success, to survive there will always that next step to reach for.  Following a terrible year, When I owned my pickle company our team did a great job creating more profit, until they realized that we were succeeding,  then out of control spending started.  It was tough to regain the spending controls that we worked so hard to achieve. Lots of lessons learned during that time.  Business Owners need to understand that they need to be constantly improving their People, Strategy, Systems and Products. In a post that curated some time ago John Saint John says that  there is “no ladder” and that you have to develop a circular process keeping it all going.   John

The article that gave me the original idea for this post was by John Wells on May 9, 2012  read more at  Why do Successful Companies Fail?

About Kelly Business Advisors, LLC

Early in his career John started-up and sold 7 years later a Moving and Storage Company in Milwaukee. He acquired and was President of Kelly Pickle Company f/k/a Bond Pickle Company, in Oconto, WI for 12 years. Built a monthly round-table networking group of manufactures in Oconto. Developed marketing plans, sales plans, products and implemented lean manufacturing practices with many North American companies. Worked with non-profits as both a front line leader and behind the scenes. He is active in his church, a member of the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce,Business Networkers International (BNI) and now is joining the Green Bay Downtown Rotary.

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